The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 17 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Migration 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.77% 4.51% 9.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 5.88% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
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£450 £370 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £354 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -35.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 102 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.77% 76.69% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 84
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £459 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the Halifax region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration.

1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (50.00%) Retail
4 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Banking
7 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
7 6 (27.27%) SAS
8 5 (22.73%) MS Project
8 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
8 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
10 3 (13.64%) ETL
10 3 (13.64%) AIX
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Coaching
11 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
11 2 (9.09%) QA
11 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
11 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
11 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 2 (9.09%) Workflow
11 2 (9.09%) Essbase
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) OLAP

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) OLAP
2 2 (9.09%) Essbase
3 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.55%) DataStage
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Security
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
2 1 (4.55%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
1 1 (4.55%) Pega